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Savvy Cybersecurity Alert: Worldwide Ransomware Attack Under Way

Posted by Doug Kinsey on May 15, 2017 9:25:30 AM

May 12, 2017

 

The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) was hit with a ransomware attack this morning affecting nearly 20 hospitals. The malware locked patient files causing the hospitals to divert emergency patients to unaffected hospitals. The same ransomware is responsible for shutting down Spain’s telecommunication firm, Telefonica.
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Savvy Cybersecurity March 2017 Edition

Posted by Doug Kinsey on Apr 21, 2017 9:47:02 AM

In this issue:

  • CIA's Vault 7 and How to Hack-Proof Your Devices
  • Emerging threats: FAFSA tool brought offline after criminal activity, ransomware hitting Macs, and more
  • Cybersecurity shorts: Russians charged in Yahoo breach, 99% of Android users are vulnerable to security attacks, and more
  • Software updates
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Alert - Do NOT Click the link in this email!!!

Posted by Doug Kinsey on Mar 1, 2016 3:25:16 PM

I just now received the following suspicious-looking email in my work inbox.  Since I haven't filed my taxes yet for 2015, I knew immediately it was fradulent.  Not only that, we have warned you before,  this is ALWAYS an identity-stealing scam.  The IRS does not communicate this way.  If you receive any communication like this, contact your tax advisor immediately, or call us.  

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Child ID Theft: 8 Steps to Keep Your Kids Safe

Posted by Doug Kinsey on Sep 25, 2014 9:21:19 AM

By Devin Kropp

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